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Coronavirus statistical update: Have the five tests been met?

Further easing of the lockdown which the government introduced today is running into opposition from within the expert circles on which it claims its policy-making is based. To what extent do the latest statistics show that the five tests put forward by prime minister Boris Johnson for deciding that restrictions can be eased are being met? Nick Terdre takes a look.

Posted 16:39 Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Boris Johnson coronavirus Nick Terdre

Coronavirus statistical update: Numbers falling but R value needs to be reduced

While key parameters, including number of new cases and deaths, continue to show improvement, the reproduction rate, or R value, is not favourable for a move to a more relaxed alert level. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:06 Sunday, May 24, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Nick Terdre statistics

Coronavirus statistical update: UK heads the death toll in Europe but East Sussex numbers remain low

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Latest figures show that the UK now has the highest death toll in Europe, though East Sussex, in both number of cases and deaths, remains relatively unscathed.

Posted 21:35 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Nick Terdre Russell Hall

Coronavirus statistical update: UK heads towards highest death toll in Europe

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Latest figures show that the UK is heading towards the highest death toll in Europe.

Posted 21:42 Friday, May 1, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus covid-19-archive Nick Terdre Russell Hall statistics

Despite government grants, HBC is still under the cosh

The government this week announced a second tranche of funding worth £1.6 billion to help councils cope with the extra costs caused by the coronavirus. Hastings Borough Council says the allocation is well below what it really needs. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:59 In: Local Government Tags: business rates coronavirus HBC Kim Forward Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Robert Jenrick

Coronavirus, the climate crisis and the need to stay connected

Artist and climate change campaigner Beccy McCray shares her thoughts about the current global pandemic and climate change.

Posted 16:15 Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Beccy Mccray Climate Crisis coronavirus covid-19 When The Oak Spoke Wood People Connective

Coronavirus statistical update: latest data attest to growing number of deaths outside hospitals

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Evidence is accruing of a sharp increase in the number of Covid-19 deaths taking place in care homes and other non hospital settings

Posted 21:47 Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus covid-19-archive Russell Hall statistics

Coronavirus statistical update: Bame population more likely to become seriously ill

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Members of the Bame population are more susceptible to becoming seriously ill with the virus and dying. Text and graphics by Russell Hall.

Posted 20:41 Monday, Apr 20, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus covid-19-archive Russell Hall statistics
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